Father God, thank you for the privilege of lifting the Hon. Katrina Chen to you in prayer for her devoted service as MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed and in her role as Minister of State for Child Care. Empower her with your wisdom, discernment and fresh insights and new innovations to address the growing needs of children and families in British Columbia. Please hold this family close to you and provide good health and safety as they go about their routines. Please also provide occasions for rejuvenation. In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen.
Katrina Chen was elected as the MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed in 2017 and again in 2020. She is the Minister of State for Child Care. She has served as a Trustee on the Burnaby Board of Education, and worked in both provincial and federal government constituency offices for over 10 years. Katrina has a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a political science major and a history minor from Simon Fraser University, and also earned a certificate in Immigration Laws, Policies and Procedures from the University of British Columbia. She has also worked as a community organizer with ACORN, emceed for major cultural festivals, and volunteered as an executive member for several local non-profit organizations for many years. Katrina is originally from Taiwan, moving to British Columbia many years ago. Katrina and her husband have a son, and call Burnaby their home.